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New York State approves NP programs at Hofstra North Shore-LIJ school

By | 2015-08-06T20:47:45-04:00 August 6th, 2015|Categories: New York/New Jersey Metro|

Kathleen Gallo, RN The New York State Department of Education has approved license-qualifying NP programs to be offered by the new Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, Hempstead, N.Y. Created as part of a partnership between Hofstra University and the North Shore-LIJ Health System, the programs are designed

Hudson Valley nurse earns VA award for service to veterans

By | 2015-08-06T20:42:00-04:00 August 6th, 2015|Categories: New York/New Jersey Metro|

A nurse who works for the VA Hudson Valley Health Care System, Montrose, N.Y., has received a national award highlighting her service to veterans in the region. Audrey Graham-O’gilvie, MSN, RN, CCRN, CNS-BC, is the recipient of the 2015 Secretary of Veterans Affairs Award for Excellence in Nursing and Advancement of Nursing Programs in the

NY nurses achieve big patient care successes through CSI Academy

By | 2015-08-03T20:51:27-04:00 August 3rd, 2015|Categories: New York/New Jersey Metro|

By Marcia Frellick Nurses working in small teams at seven New York hospitals have improved patient care and saved their hospitals millions of dollars with the help of a national program being rolled out at regional hubs across the country. The New York hospitals were the sixth cohort nationwide to participate in the American Association

Superstorm Sandy aftermath still affects victims

By | 2020-04-15T16:11:00-04:00 July 31st, 2015|Categories: New York/New Jersey Metro, Nursing news|

The aftermath of Superstorm Sandy continues to affect thousands of New Jersey residents and may increase the odds of residents experiencing mental health distress, post-traumatic stress disorder and depression, according to a new study. Findings from the Sandy Child and Family Health Study, a representative population study of 1 million New Jersey residents, showed the

Singing nurses bring music to N.Y. hospital, joy to selves

By | 2015-07-22T12:58:12-04:00 July 22nd, 2015|Categories: New York/New Jersey Metro|

By Karen Long About 20 nurses at South Nassau Communities Hospital in Oceanside, N.Y., have dedicated themselves to improving the hospital not only with their nursing skills but also with their voices. The Nightingales a cappella group of singing nurses, named for nursing pioneer Florence Nightingale as well as the songbird, began in 2009 to